It is curious that people tend to regard government as a quasi-divine, selfless, Santa Claus organization. Government was constructed neither for ability nor for the exercise of loving care; government was built for the use of force and for necessarily demagogic appeals for votes.
Yes, America has a rat problem. Disney’s firing of Gina Carano for “insensitive comments” is just the latest, greatest, and most overt exercise in their pandering to the fringe/minority elements in America and their growing despite for seemingly anything that is normative within American culture.
And yes, at my age, having grown up on reruns of the original Mickey Mouse Club – that’d be the one hosted by Jimmie Dodd and featuring Annette Funicello and Cubby O’Brien – and The Wonderful World Of Disney, it’s particularly horrific to me that what was a bastion of American values and general wholesomeness has turned itself into an oikophobic, kink-ridden re-education medium aimed at America’s children.
That’s the Gods’ honest truth! Once I aged enough and gained enough experience to stop giving a shit about other people’s opinions – right or wrong – about me, my stress reduced, my success increased, and my life got measurably better. And, once I became wise enough to realize that my detractors were both the enemy and unworthy of my respect – beyond respecting their capacity and propensity to do harm, I fully stopped allowing their opinions of me to affect me in any internal manner.
Of course, this is all and only a matter of not giving the enemy the hand-out of power over my self. It’s very much not the platonic ideal of iconoclasm and free thought. It can’t be; not so long as the Democrats and their ilk are so ready to act upon their opinions and to do so in ways designed to cause as much harm to Americans as they can without risking themselves.
Nothing is safe from Left-wing enemies of America, the White Race, and Christendom, especially anything involving Christmas, something that they hate with a vitriolic passion. What the Hunts, a St. Anthony, Minnesota, couple, has been subjected to is proof of that sad fact.
An important thing for us all to remember is that, while some anonymous letter aimed at shaming the couple is only going to cause some emotional harm, it’s a proven fact that there’s a fine line between our domestic enemies shaming people and their use of violence against Americans and their property.
It’s honestly like that these days and has been in ever-increasing severity for many years. Various Leftist and other anti-White/anti-American sorts, e.g., the entirety of the “Black Community,” are tuned to- and trained for being outraged by whatever the Lamestream media tells them be outraged over.
Understand, these sorts are addicted to being outraged. The Lamestream media, reinforced by the social media platforms, has hooked them on it and turned them into outrage junkies. And, like all dealers in destructive things, they greatly profit from their junkies. Indeed, the closest analogy I can come up with is the Lamestream media “whores out” the outrage junkies, much like some pimps addict their “strings” to ensure some level of commitment and loyalty. This is because, to the media, those junkies are products, not customers.
It’s A Total BUMMER
Jaron Lanier, one of the pioneers of Virtual Reality, coined the acronym, BUMMER in his 2018 book, Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now. It means ‘Behaviors of Users Modified and Made into Empires for Rent’ and it aptly describes what the Lamestream Media and Social Media does. They addict people to the outrage they peddle, then rent them to their advertisers and/or the Democrat party.
Social media is biased, not to the Left or the Right, but downward. The relative ease of using negative emotions for the purposes of addiction and manipulation makes it relatively easier to achieve undignified results. An unfortunate combination of biology and math favors degradation of the human world. Information warfare units sway elections, hate groups recruit, and nihilists get amazing bang for the buck when they try to bring society down.
— Jaron Lanier
Lanier, due to his tech hyperfocus, focuses on Social Media, but one can see the same pattern for the same economic reasons in the larger, more traditional media forms and outlets as well. Also, while there might not have been a bias to the Left, there is such a bias today. The new generation of media employees started work with their outrage addiction already in place and getting their fix is easier when their worldview has been modified to fit a Leftist ideology.
Yeah, the sheeple on the Left have been hooked on the dopamine-driven outrage response by the Lamestream and Social Media. They just get their fix from their phone, phablets, tablets, and PCs instead of from a needle, pipe, or line. In the end, junkies are junkies and dealers are dealers.
After over 4 years of trying to prevent Donald Trump from taking the Presidency, and then trying everything and anything to remove him from office, the Dems are now calling for unity and broad support for the likely-to-be incoming Biden-Harris regime.
Well, except that they’re demanding conformity, not requesting unity. Not that unity is something that they could ever achieve, even among their own. One need only ask Ocasio-Cortez or ask Democrat politicians about her to see the stark disunity among them.
But yet, even with chaos and discord among their own cabals, there’s plenty of talk about Democrats compiling lists of Americans and American companies to be “held accountable” for supporting President Trump. It’s even made international news due to the threat to democracy it poses.
Ironic, isn’t it, that the first things Dems do after claiming that President Trump was a threat to democracy, is to take pages from Franco, Stalin, and Hoffa’s playbooks?
Now, truth be bluntly told, I’d normally ignore the Dems’ rants in this. Bombast and threats of reprisals are normal for those who think, after a struggle, that they are the victors. But, as thing are, with: #BlackLivesMatter, #Antifa, #CancelCulture, and the various forms of violence they’ve perpetrated against Americans, I don’t believe this threat can be downplayed or ignored.
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